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Education Coordinator- New Hope, PA

Organization: Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

Position Title: Education Coordinator

Location: New Hope, PA

Hours and Compensation: 

Application Deadline: November 15, 2013

 

Organization Overview

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve is located in historic New Hope, PA features over 600 species of native wildflowers, trees and shrubs that support a wealth of birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Two-and-a-half miles of trails that wind through woodlands and meadow, along a pond and Pidcock Creek, afford a unique opportunity to learn about a diversity of plant communities.

Description

The Preserve is searching for a full time Education Coordinator to actively interpret the Preserve and advance its mission to inspire the appreciation and use of native plants by serving as a sanctuary and an educational resource for conservation and stewardship.

Responsibilities

  • Educational program development and planning including scheduling, coordinating lectures, speakers, and professional symposia
  • Conduct outreach including the organization of field trips, special events, and the nurturing of educational partnerships
  • Represent BHWP at regional conferences, meetings, and other educational organizations

Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in natural sciences or education with plant-related focus
  • Experience with educational program planning and age-appropriate curriculum development
  • Excellent communication skills including reading, writing, and public speaking
  • Working knowledge of mid-Atlantic regional native flora and ecology
  • FBI Background check clearances in order to work with children
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends

How to Apply

If you are creative, energetic, and a self-starter with the ability to work effectively with a diverse team of staff, trustees, interns, and volunteers, please send cover letter, references, and resume to:

Miles Arnott, Executive Director

ATTN: Education Coordinator

arnott@bhwp.org

Application deadline: November 15, 2013

For general information visit www.bhwp.org.

 

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